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NEH Humanities Magazine Article on

The official magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities has a short article on The Syriac Gazetteer in its “Curio” section. The author, Steve Moyer, notes: “These days, most speakers of Syriac come from Syria and Iraq, two countries which are wracked by civil war and from which many Syriac speakers are fleeing. An NEH-funded…

Posted by on November 11, 2014 in press coverage, Syriac Gazetteer

Biblical Archeology Society Comments on Digital Gazetteers

Sarah Bond of the University of Iowa has written an interesting round up for the Biblical Archeological Society on digital gazetteer projects for the ancient world including The Syriac Gazetteer. Her article notes: “The utility of historical geography in uncovering early Christian communities can also be seen in a number of projects currently on the web….

Posted by on June 4, 2014 in Digital Humanities, press coverage, Syriac Gazetteer